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EVALUATION REVIEWER


Facility:?CENTRAL ARIZONA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY


Compensation Base:?54,920.00


Compensation Bonus (if applicable):?0.00



Equal Opportunity Employer.


Summary



  • This position reviews, evaluates and analyzes patient medical and treatment records; assesses quality of care and status of patient progress; analyzes medical records to determine legality of admission and projected length of stay; records findings, prepares utilization review reports; conducts evaluation of program activities, to ensure compliance with established goals and objectives; provides technical advice and assistance to program managers regarding the development of program regulations, policies and procedures.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gathers information by interviewing various personnel concerning agency programs and activities; plans, interviews, determines, questions, analyzes responses.

  • Reads and interprets state, federal and local codes, laws and regulations in order to prepare reports or utilize in work activities.

  • Confers with clinical and nonclinical staff regarding patient care evaluation studies.

  • Utilizes patient's records and medical charts to obtain clinical diagnosis, treatments and laboratory test results as a guide for further determinations and treatment.

  • Records data from admissions forms, psychiatric treatment plans, medical/surgical patient charts, program mission statements and stated goals and objectives. Analyzes quality assurance practices.

  • Collects data from previous weekly or monthly reports to compile quarterly or annual reports.

  • Confers with and advises staff members of the agency's utilization reviews and program evaluations; applying knowledge and skills of own technical specialty.

  • Confers with and advises administrators and staff in matters relating to medical records maintenance and control.

  • Writes inspection reports, making recommendations related to program costs, methods and procedures.

  • Attends training sessions to improve working knowledge and skills at skilled specialist or consultant level in work system; such training encompasses a body of theory or conceptions underlying a field of practice.

  • Attends staff meetings; gives and receives information, participating in problem-solving and decisions.

  • Compiles information for and writes periodic reports of own work activities.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.




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Minimum Requirements

  • Master?s degree in clinical psychology, psychiatric nursing, counseling, social work, or closely related field of study for direct treatment of inmates with psychological problems.

  • Two (2) years of practical experience working with a sex offenders? population.

  • Must be able to perform therapeutic interaction with inmates who have serious psychological problems.

  • Must be able to perform psychological evaluation and assessment.

  • Must possess a dynamic personality that is flexible enough to evolve with each detainee through the entire therapeutic process

  • Must be able to actively listen to the detainees and pay specific attention to non-verbal or covert forms of communications.

  • Must demonstrate sound judgment and an even temperament when completing assignments.

  • Ability to work effectively in a stressful environment.

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to make detailed reports.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.




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